Anniversary under the Stars

In the night, they drove to the same spot they had arrived to earlier that afternoon. They had always been lucky with this particular camp site, especially since other sites around were always full. It all started as a fluke, them even finding a spot on a busy weekend, but indeed this fluke had worked …

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Lisbon, Portugal: Last stop on our round-the-world trip

We took a train from Porto and in no time were in the capital city of Portugal. By this time, I was having mixed feelings about being in yet another city. The usual rush of excitement was there if I searched hard enough, but I was also tired and excited to head back to the …

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Porto, Portugal: Scenic Segways and seafood memories

This was it. It was our final country, second to last city on our Europe portion of the trip. And it was Porto, Portugal, because again, we had gotten rave recommendations from people we talked to about visiting Portugal. Portugal is a hidden gem in Western Europe, commonly overlooked, in my opinion, in favor of …

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Barcelona, Spain: Pit stop in a city that won’t stop

We have heard so.many.good.things about Barcelona. Some say they could see themselves settling down there. Some say there's just so much to do, you'd have to make several visits. Some say there's such a big skate culture, you gotta check it out (to my sk83r boi husband). So we squeezed in a short trip to …

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Marrakesh, Morocco: Getting our adventure on–my first time quad biking

I hadn't thought about doing tours in Marrakesh. Honestly, I was only there to see the markets. My husband was not as excited about markets as I was. The tours, however, were some of his favorite of our whole trip. The second tallest waterfall in Africa: Ouzoud Falls Our friend, Tom, had suggested we join …

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Marrakech, Morocco: An introduction to Africa, and markets galore

I was so excited about Marrakech I can't even tell you. But I'll tell you. Because it was a place I had wanted to see for some time and never thought we would, until we finally did. I was intimated. I didn't feel like I had traveled enough to be considered a savvy traveler, ready …

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